The celebration will feature marching band ensembles, music, inflatables, face painting, games and a beer garden. The theme, Year of the Cardinals, nods to the university’s 2013 athletic and academic accomplishments.

Key events for the bash are:

  • Jumbotron showing a replay of the men’s 2013 NCAA Championship game, 10:30 a.m.
  • Pep rally with athletic team representatives, UofL Marching Band, spirit squads and the Cardinal Bird, noon.
  • Red-White men’s basketball scrimmage, 1 p.m.

    Scrimmage tickets are $5 or $10 and can be purchased through the UofL Ticket Office, 502-852-5863, or through Ticketmaster online.

    The homecoming football game will be Oct. 18, with the Cards competing against the University of Central Florida. The kickoff time is 8 p.m.

Cindy Hess
Cindy Hess has more than 30 years of experience in communications, marketing and investor relations, including more than a decade at UofL. She is "sort of" retired but happy to come back to the Office of Communications and Marketing to help with special projects and assignments.